I am a close-to-vegetarian. If I eat meat, it has to be done thoughtfully, with a respect to the animal.... I eat red meat a couple times a year, and we did a splurge at NECI last night. Rarely do I take a bite and...More
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A very well presented restaurant with an intimate atmosphere, perfect for couples dining out. The staff weer friendly and very helpful. The food was very good, we had fish and chips and steak; both very well cooked and they tasted great. Well worth a visit...More
Had a meal in passing before going to the theatre. Shared a burger. Was good enough - not bad, not exceptional Also shared the tapas plate. A bit mixed Spicy feta - nice Beans salad -OK Beet hummus - tasteless Pickled shallot, and melon (?)...More
The Chicken Tangine was very good, but lacked a few traditional spices; the 'Beet' burger was delightful; the Tapas was interesting and tasty too. Declining enrolment has hurt NECI but it's raison d'etre is still there.
Restaurant is staffed with students of the Institute (" La Brioche") but actually is quite diversified in its menu. Had dinner for one. Service was excellent (Paul), prompt, courteous. Enjoyed sitting sitting outside at a small terrace which is not as dark as inside. Lower...More
We had one hilariously wacky waitress, i.e., "Don't think about the beef cheeks while you're eating them" -- apparently she'd had a taste in the morning and thought it was a roast beef dish until she discovered it wasn't. And, oh, when I had just...More
My wife and I decided to have dinner with at the restaurant run by the New England Culinary Institute. We made a very good decision. The four types of breads offered at the beginning of the meal was crunchy and delicious. We had the cold...More
With top notch prices, we were really looking forward to experiencing fine dining. Unfortunately, the food was pretty standard (my entree was a hunk of meat and seasonal vegetables cooked with some spices), the waitstaff got our order wrong, and then we were over-charged. We...More
young server was friendly but not highly efficient. the wine list is extensive - with many high priced bottles.
The food was excellent and wait staff did a fine job. If you enjoy cooking shows, take a quick walk down the hall towards the bathroom so you can peak into the kitchen to see them making your food.